The table below looks at the statistics for PostGIS skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PostGIS over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PostGIS
Rank 880 868 861
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -7
Permanent jobs citing PostGIS 11 21 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.020% 0.029%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.026% 0.049% 0.072%
Number of salaries quoted 10 20 29
Average salary £50,000 £31,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+58.73% -21.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £34,200
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £51,250 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £31,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+58.73% -21.25%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
42258 42660 46897
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.54% 39.74% 40.29%
Number of salaries quoted 35576 37010 41087
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

PostGIS
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PostGIS within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

PostGIS Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

PostGIS
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PostGIS within the UK.

PostGIS Salary Trend in the UK

PostGIS
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PostGIS over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 within the UK.

PostGIS Salary Histogram in the UK

PostGIS
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PostGIS within the UK over the 3 months to 1 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South West -7 8 £50,000 -
England -32 8 £50,000 +66.66% 2
Scotland - 3 £35,000 - 2
Glasgow - 3 £35,000 - 2
Bristol - 1 £52,500 -
Avon - 1 £52,500 -

PostGIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing PostGIS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited PostGIS.

1 28 (80.00%) GIS
1 28 (80.00%) PostgreSQL
2 24 (68.57%) jQuery
2 24 (68.57%) Open Source
3 23 (65.71%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (60.00%) ESRI
5 18 (51.43%) UML
6 15 (42.86%) Java
6 15 (42.86%) JavaScript
7 13 (37.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 13 (37.14%) Waterfall
8 12 (34.29%) SC Cleared
8 12 (34.29%) Security Cleared
9 10 (28.57%) Puppet
9 10 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
9 10 (28.57%) Web Services
9 10 (28.57%) Python
10 9 (25.71%) PHP
10 9 (25.71%) Degree
10 9 (25.71%) Node.js
11 8 (22.86%) Mentoring
12 7 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
12 7 (20.00%) Data Structures
12 7 (20.00%) Akka
12 7 (20.00%) Ansible
12 7 (20.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 7 (20.00%) Amazon RDS
12 7 (20.00%) Leaflet
12 7 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
12 7 (20.00%) Apache Solr

PostGIS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing PostGIS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited PostGIS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (25.71%) Node.js
2 7 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (20.00%) Apache Solr
2 7 (20.00%) CMS
2 7 (20.00%) Tomcat
3 4 (11.43%) SharePoint
3 4 (11.43%) ArcGIS
3 4 (11.43%) Oracle Spatial
4 3 (8.57%) WebLogic
4 3 (8.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (5.71%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
1 7 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (80.00%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (20.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 7 (20.00%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (8.57%) Pentaho
3 3 (8.57%) Hadoop
3 3 (8.57%) NoSQL
3 3 (8.57%) Big Data
4 1 (2.86%) JasperReports
4 1 (2.86%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 7 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (8.57%) Talend Open Studio
2 3 (8.57%) Jenkins
3 2 (5.71%) Jasmine
3 2 (5.71%) Maven
3 2 (5.71%) Selenium
4 1 (2.86%) Hudson
General
1 2 (5.71%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (48.57%) Architect
1 17 (48.57%) Technical Architect
2 7 (20.00%) Technical Leader
3 5 (14.29%) Consultant
4 4 (11.43%) Developer
4 4 (11.43%) GIS Consultant
5 2 (5.71%) Software Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Senior Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Principal Consultant
6 1 (2.86%) Java Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Systems Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Senior Software Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (68.57%) jQuery
2 10 (28.57%) Web Services
3 7 (20.00%) Akka
3 7 (20.00%) Leaflet
4 5 (14.29%) CSS
4 5 (14.29%) HTML
5 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET
5 4 (11.43%) .NET
5 4 (11.43%) SOAP
5 4 (11.43%) XML
5 4 (11.43%) Ajax
5 4 (11.43%) Spring
5 4 (11.43%) Hibernate
5 4 (11.43%) WPF
5 4 (11.43%) Silverlight
6 3 (8.57%) XML Schema
6 3 (8.57%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 28 (80.00%) GIS
2 24 (68.57%) Open Source
3 7 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (20.00%) Data Structures
3 7 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 4 (11.43%) Computer Science
5 3 (8.57%) Data Integration
6 2 (5.71%) Social Media
6 2 (5.71%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (65.71%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (51.43%) UML
3 13 (37.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 13 (37.14%) Waterfall
4 8 (22.86%) Mentoring
5 7 (20.00%) Content Management
6 4 (11.43%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (8.57%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (8.57%) Information Management
7 3 (8.57%) Data Modelling
7 3 (8.57%) SOA
7 3 (8.57%) MapReduce
8 2 (5.71%) RAD
8 2 (5.71%) RUP
8 2 (5.71%) Software Engineering
8 2 (5.71%) Use Case
9 1 (2.86%) Business Development
9 1 (2.86%) Test Scripting
9 1 (2.86%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (2.86%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (42.86%) Java
1 15 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 10 (28.57%) Python
3 9 (25.71%) PHP
4 4 (11.43%) C#
4 4 (11.43%) SQL
5 2 (5.71%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (34.29%) SC Cleared
1 12 (34.29%) Security Cleared
2 9 (25.71%) Degree
3 2 (5.71%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (28.57%) Puppet
1 10 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (20.00%) Ansible
2 7 (20.00%) ZABBIX
2 7 (20.00%) Munin
Vendors
1 21 (60.00%) ESRI
2 7 (20.00%) Oracle
3 6 (17.14%) JBoss
4 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
5 3 (8.57%) Talend
6 2 (5.71%) Mapinfo
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